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    Kweku Darlington bags 3 nominations in this year’s VGMAs; see the full list

    The candidates for this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) have been released by Charterhouse, the event’s organizers.

    The nominations for the 23rd annual awards event were announced Friday night at the Grand Arena during a live program.

    Nominated for Best Hip Hop Song of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year, and Best New Artiste, Kweku Darlington of “Sika Aba Fie” song fame has three nominations to his name.

    Others nominated for the most competitive category of the program include Joe Mettle, King Promise, Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie and KiDi despite the absence of well-known artists like Shatta Wale and Medikal.

    See the full list of VGMA 2022 nominees below:

    BEST GOSPEL SONG

    Oluwa Is Involved – Joyce Blessing

    Ye Obua Mi – Joe Mettle

    Ote Me Mu – Ohemaa Mercy ft. MOG Music

    Awurade Ye – Diana Hamilton

    Only You – Celestine Donkor

    Enyo – Bethel Revival ft. Joe Mettle

    Yahweh – Akesse Brempong ft. MOG Music

    Eye Woaa – Empress Gifty

    Mapekɛ – Scott Evans

    The Glory – Obaapa Christy

    HIGHLIFE SONG

    Thy Grace (part 1) – Kofi Kinaata

    Jonathan – AK Songstress

    Obiaa – Akwaboah ft. Cina Soul

    Yard – Bisa Kdei

    Te Na Fie – Kuami Eugene

    Feelings – Cina Soul ft. KiDi

    BEST HIPLIFE SONG

    Yeeko – Okyeame Kwame ft. Kuami Eugene

    No Fugazy – Sarkodie

    Biibi Besi – Kwame Yogot ft. Kuami Eugene

    Accra – Medikal

    Abodie – Captain Planet ft. Kuami Eugene

    Kom – Fancy Gadam

    Zenabu – DopeNation ft. Dancegod Lloyd, Afrobeast, DWP Academy

    S3k3 – Mr Drew

    BEST AFROBEATS SONG

    Celebrate – Kwesi Arthur ft. Teni

    Dollar On You – Kuami Eugene

    E Choke – S3fa ft. Mr Drew

    Coming Home – MzVee ft. Tiwa Savage

    Sugar Cane – Camidoh ft. Phantom

    Mon Bebe – KiDi

    Je M’appelle – Darko Vibes ft. Davido

    BEST AFROPOP SONG

    Heat – Wendy Shay ft. Shay Gang

    Forever (remix) – Gyakie ft. Omah Lay

    Mood – Mr Drew

    Slow Down – King Promise

    Enjoyment Minister – D-Black ft. Quamina MP, Stonebwoy

    Sad Girlz Luv Money – Amaarae ft. Moliy, Kali Uchis

    Praise – Fameye

    BEST HIPHOP SONG

    Abotre – Amerado ft. Black Sherif

    Winning – Kwesi Arthur ft. Vic Mensa

    2nd Sermon – Black Sherif

    Coachella – Sarkodie ft. Kwesi Arthur

    Sika Aba Fie – Kweku Darlington ft. Kuami Eugene, Kweku Flick, Yaw Tog, Fameye

    Sore (remix) – Yaw Tog ft. Stormzy, Kwesi Arthur

    BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG

    1 GAD – Stonebwoy

    Touch It – KiDi

    Picture – Samini ft. Efya

    Greedy Men – Stonebwoy

    New Gen – Stonebwoy

    Odeshie – Epixode

    COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

    Abodie – Captain Planet ft. Kuami Eugene

    Yeeko – Okyeame Kuami ft. Kuami Eugene

    Enjoyment Minister – D-Black ft. Quamina MP, Stonebwoy

    Echoke – S3fa ft. Mr Drew

    Sika Aba Fie (remix) – Kweku Darlington ft. Kuami Eugene, Kweku Flick, Fameye, Yaw Tog

    Coachella – Sarkodie ft. Kwesi Arthur

    Biibi Besi – Kwame Yogot ft. Kuami Eugene

    Ote Mimu – Ohemaa Mercy ft. MOG

    INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

    Coming Home – MzVee ft. Tiwa Savage

    Forever (remix) – Gyakie ft. Omah Lay

    Sore (emix) – Yaw Tog ft. Stormzy, Kwesi Arthur

    Sad Girlz Luv Money (remix) – Amaarae ft. Moliy, Kali Uchis

    Je M’appelle – Darkovibes ft. Davido

    2nd Sermon (remix) – Black Sherif ft. Burna Boy

    Spiritual – KiDi ft. Kuami Eugene, Patoranking

    Non Living Thing – Sarkodie ft. Oxlade

    ALBUM/EP OF THE YEAR

    No Pressure – Sarkodie

    The Golden Boy – KiDi

    The Experience – Joe Mettle

    Lighthouse – Akwaboah

    Loyalty – D-Black

    Afro-highlife – Kuami Eugene

    VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    Mon Bebe – KiDi (dir. by Rex)

    Mood – Mr Drew (dir. by Xpress Philms)

    Odeeshie – Epixode (dir. Snaresbeat)

    Sad Girlz Luv Money (remix) – Amaarae (dir. by Remi Laudat)

    Slow Down – King Promise (dir. Andy Madjitey)

    Rollies and Cigar – Sarkodie (dir. by Yaw Skyface)

    Nyinya – Bosom P-Yung (dir. by Babs)

    Let It Go – Kweku Smoke (dir. by Babs)

    Fine Girl – Mona 4 Reall (dir. by Rex)

    BEST HIGHLIFE ARTISTE

    Cina Soul

    Akwaboah

    Bisa K’dei

    Fameye

    Kuami Eugene

    Kofi Kinaata

    BEST HIPLIFE/HIP HOP ARTISTE

    Sarkodie

    Okyeame Kwame

    Black Sherif

    D-Black

    Amerado

    Medikal

    AFROBEATS/AFROPOP ARTISTE

    S3fa

    KiDi

    King Promise

    Mr Drew

    Wendy Shay

    Gyakie

    Camidoh

    Darkovibes

    SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

    Minister OJ – Meduru

    Fameye – Praise

    Abiana – Bo NooNi

    Kofi Kinaata – Thy Grace (part 1)

    Akwaboah – Obiaa

    Diana Hamilton – Awurade Ye

    FEMALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

    Celestine Donkor – Only You

    Abiana – My House

    Esther Godwyl – Faithful God

    Niiella – Where You Are

    Efe Grace – Overflow

    Cina Soul – OMG

    MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

    Akwaboah – Ntro Naa

    Black Sherif – Gold Digga

    Joe Mettle – Ye Obuami

    KiDi – Bad Things

    King Promise – Slow Down

    Kwaisey Pee – Amazing God

    Luigi Maclean – Mala

    BEST AFRICAN ARTISTE

    Wizkid

    Fireboy DML

    Ckay

    Tems

    Focalistic

    Joeboy

    BEST NEW ARTISTE

    S3fa

    Black Sherif

    Scott Evans

    Mona 4 Real

    Kweku Darlington

    Kwame Yogot

     

    ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    King Promisee

    Kuami Eugene

    Sarkodie

    Black Sherif

    KiDi

    Joe Mettle

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